TREASURY STOCK Definition

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TREASURY STOCK is stock reacquired by the issuing company and available for retirement or resale. It is issued but not outstanding. It cannot be voted and it pays or accrues no dividends. It is not included in any of the ratios measuring values per common share. The presence of treasury stock/shares and a history of stock buyback are indicators that the firm has a sustainable competitive advantage.

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PRO-FORMA INVOICE is a price quote. It is written as an invoice, and, in effect, says: This is the purchase price and terms we are offering.

SPECIAL INTEREST PURCHASERS are acquirers that believe they can enjoy post-acquisition economies of scale, synergies, or strategic advantages by combining the acquired business interest with their own.

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